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Showcasing the Special Knives of Sheffield

22
Jan
Monday 22nd January 2024

Way back in July 2023, The Hawley Tool Collection filmed a series of knives, featuring pieces from their own collection as well as items on loan from Sheffield Museums Trust and Sheffield Assay Office. Watch the videos here.

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The First Sheffield Hallmark of 2024

11
Jan
Thursday 11th January 2024

As part of our 250th anniversary celebrations, the Sheffield Assay Office Executive and Guardians agreed to a number of new commissions for our special collection. One of these comissions, a beautiful hand chased teapot by Christopher Perry, was the first item to be hallmarked at Sheffield Assay Office in 2024.

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Sheffield Assay Office Attends Freemen's Dinner at Cutlers' Hall

18
Dec
Monday 18th December 2023

It's been a busy year of celebrations at Sheffield Assay Office and December was no exception! Our Guardians’ of the Standard of Wrought Plate were delighted to join Law Clerk Matthew Sibley and Master Cutler Charles Turner at the recent Freemen’s Dinner at Cutlers’ Hall.

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Yorkshire Artspace's Silver Fellows Visit Sheffield Assay Office

18
Dec
Monday 18th December 2023

As the current Silver Fellows at Yorkshire Artspace, Morvarid Alavifard and Shinta Nakajima both receive free registration and hallmarking with us here at Sheffield Assay Office. Earlier this month, we were delighted to have them visit us for a behind the scenes tour of our state of the art premises.

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